Business & Technology

Trading Death

Global trade causes more than 20 percent of air-pollution deaths.

More than 750,000 people die each year due to the manufacturing of goods destined for another part of the world.

Detox Denial

Reversing Obama’s course, the Trump administration has declined to ban a dangerous pesticide.

Under Obama the EPA wanted to ban this pesticide, but under Trump...

Grist 50: Van Jones' pick

Meet the fixer: This entrepreneur is diversifying cleantech.

Cleantech is so white. Gilbert Campbell is making renewable energy look more like America.


Trump just took a sledgehammer to Obama’s climate legacy.

"Together we are going to start a new energy revolution," the president said before signing an order to boost old, dirty energy industries.

It’s official: Oil is making its way through the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Crude oil is now under North Dakota's Lake Oahe, in an area held sacred by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes.

Meet the fixer: This innovator is stitching together a clothing movement.

The textile industry is dirty and wasteful. Rebecca Burgess is stitching together a local clothing movement.

Meet the fixer: This CEO provides clean energy for any budget.

Most people think clean energy is out of reach. John Bourne provides renewable options for any budget.


Major TV networks spent just 50 minutes on climate change — combined — last year.

That represents a dramatic, 66-percent drop from 2015.

Coal up and die

Burning coal for electricity continues its steep slide into history.

Coal power is going the way of whale oil.